Best Western Delphi Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... and opening over 2 weeks worth of mail. The small pleasures of being home (e.g. espresso from our Italian machine and homemade granola with California raspberries, our own big comfy bed) made me appreciate anew how good we have it here at Sunset Beach. I agree with Ad 100%, it's good to adventure out and equally good to come home!
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Day 1: April 7
We arrived in the early afternoon and, after settling into or amazing apartment that we found via airbnb, we went outto dinner to a drag queen pub called Getto. That should give you a very good idea of what Amsterdam is like. Coming from a country where weed is illegal and sex is hidden behind closed curtains, seeing it on every corner can be overwhelming. A coffee shop isn't really a coffee shop, and the convenience store sells small tubs of ...
... a piece of modern culture, and a whole lot of fun! After the tour, we wanted to get a little taste of Holland, not just Amsterdam, so we power walked there and back to the windmill before hopping onto the metro to the airport. We undoubtably walked over an entire marathon this weekend but I do not regret a single step! Amsterdam; thanks for the friendly people, AMAZING food, beautiful views, and interesting culture. Now back to the books for the next week! Cascade ...
... way we saw both business areas and residential areas. Many of the homes had nice gardens in the front yard -- and many had flowers in bloom! There were even leaves on the rose bushes. I was surprised-- the temps in Amsterdam had been hovering in the low thirties during the day and colder at night over the past couple weeks. With the help of a lady who recognized the lost look on our faces, we finally arrived at the shopping center. It was a big center and looked a ...
... its myriad of old buildings, and found somewhere to have some lunch, which took a bit of time. One thing really sprang to mind at the time - despite knowing that the vast majority of people spoke English, when you're on your own and everybody speaks a first language you can't understand, and for me I don't expect that they should understand me (even if they do), the world can be an incredibly lonely place, and I felt it a little today. After lunch I ...